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Doctor Who writer Jane Baker dies, Colin Baker reveals

Doctor Who writer Jane Baker has passed away.

Alongside her husband Philip 'Pip' Baker, the couple wrote for the BBC sci-fi drama in the 1980s.

The husband and wife writing duo penned the stories The Mark of the Rani, Terror of the Vervoids, The Ultimate Foe and Time and the Rani.

Former Doctor Colin Baker, who was the star of the first three stories, revealed the news on Twitter.

He said: "So very very sad to learn that Jane Baker of Pip and Jane fame - Doctor Who writers from my era - has died. My thoughts are with Pip."

So very very sad to learn that Jane Baker of Pip and Jane fame - Doctor Who writers from my era - has died. My thoughts are with Pip.

Colin Baker (@SawbonesHex) September 9, 2014

Jane was also one of only four women to write or co-write Doctor Who novelisations.

In the 1990s,

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